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Black Eagle (1988)

R | | Action, Drama | May 1988 (USA)
CIA agent must outrace KGB agent in searching of super weapon lost in Mediterranean.

Director:

Eric Karson

Writers:

A.E. Peters (screenplay), Michael Gonzales (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shô Kosugi ... Ken Tani
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Andrei
Doran Clark Doran Clark ... Patricia Parker
Bruce French ... Father Joseph Bedelia
Vladimir Skomarovsky ... Col. Vladimir Klimenko
William Bassett ... Dean Rickert
Kane Kosugi ... Brian Tani
Shane Kosugi Shane Kosugi ... Denny Tani
Dorota Puzio ... Natasha
Jan Tríska ... Capt. Valery
Gene Davis ... Steve Henderson
Alfred Mallia Alfred Mallia ... Peter
Joe Quattromani Joe Quattromani ... Lino
Victor Bartolo Victor Bartolo ... Chief Insp. Borg
George Portelli George Portelli ... Captain of Gorky
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Storyline

One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircraft, an F-111 Aardvark with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret agent, Ken Tami, to salvage the system before it falls into enemy hands. To ensure his loyalty, they bring his two young sons to a nearby hotel on the island. Ken Tami's tough opponent is KGB agent Andrei. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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There are no enemies. There is no glory. This fight is one on one. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Águila negra See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rotecon B.V., Magus See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Directors Cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.77 : 1
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Trivia

Sho Kosugi's sons play Ken Tani's children. See more »

Goofs

At the end, when they sink the soviet ship, it is obviously a scale model being blown up. Seen particularly by the size of the waves in comparison to the "ship". See more »

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Referenced in Reason to Die (1990) See more »

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One of Van Damme`s worst
31 July 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

I picked Black Eagle up in a shop last year because Van Damme was in it and it was cheap. The movie isn`t worth seeing due to the following reasons: 1: Van Damme is barely in it 2: Very little action 3: A poor hero 4: A poor and confusing story

But Van Damme still had some good fight scenes(which is why the movie doesn`t score 0/10 in my book), but the movie isn`t worth seeing.

2/10


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